The original film was about way more than The Lift. Why not try to make a sequel that’s even better … instead of cheesier?
Why a 1987 film about 1963 still resonates in 2017
Rokhl’s Golden City: Get out while you still can. Hit the Yiddish hills, escape into ’80s TV (when Russians were Russians and women wrestled), or just flee to Canada.
On our sister site, Bette Midler as Dolly Levi, ‘Dirty Dancing’ hits the small screen, and a Korean/Hasidic Internet mashup that will have you feeling mighty high
Johnny Castle and Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman return to the Catskills
And the creative force behind it is still having the time of her life
Gets nervous when she sees Dirty Dancing star Jennifer Grey at temple in LA
The mad popularity of Dirty Dancing explains Ronald Reagan’s ideological victory and the ongoing crisis of American politics
The women of the film, out of the corner, a generation later
As Johnny Castle in ‘Dirty Dancing,’ Patrick Swayze was the last—and best—of a breed
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